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The celebrated singer/actress enthralls a capacity audience with her dance moves, wardrobe changes, backing band and calls for unity and empowerment.

Janelle Monáe delivers a spirited set of affirmation at the Pearl

June 28th, 2018

The celebrated singer/actress enthralls a capacity audience with her dance moves, wardrobe changes, backing band and calls for unity and empowerment.

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    “Music has been very good to me so as a songwriter I try to be of service."

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    The soul influence extended to older favorites, with the horn section augmenting “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” and “Since U Been Gone."

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    Richie returns to his residency at the Axis at Planet Hollywood for seven shows to close out 2017.

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    Also: Black Label Society and a slew of new Brooklyn Bowl shows.

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    Also: Willie Nelson, Noel Gallagher and another Killers show.

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    Also: Unsane, Life is Sh*t Festival and another Moody Blues run

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    She remains a fantastic live act, distilling the best of her music, her fashion sense, her vocal skills and her charismatic personality into a two-hour ...

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    The English singer-songwriter is something of an unlikely pop star.

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    Also: The Drums, Tegan and Sara and Chicano Batman.

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    Keyboardist Matt “Doctor” Fink and drummer Bobby Z talk about reuniting after 30 years, the release of a hugely expanded Purple Rain and finding closure.

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    The Goodie Mobb/Gnarls Barkley member returns to Las Vegas for shows in a more intimate setting.

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    Also: Mary J. Blige, August Alsina, a slew of Brooklyn Bowl shows and a trio of dates by Van Morrison

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    Also: Chic, Dashboard Confessional and an acoustic Billy Ray Cyrus.

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    Teaser: Also: Billy Currington, Pepe Aguilar and Il Divo’s new Venetian residency

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